Esther Shaw

Esther Shaw

Previously Deputy Money Editor at the Independent and Independent on Sunday, and Money Editor at the Sunday Express, Esther is now freelance, and writes for the Observer, Telegraph, Mirror Online, Sun on Sunday, Moneywise and Good Housekeeping.


Latest Articles from Esther

Sandals next to a swimming pool to represent a resort holiday
Money

6 holiday booking scams to avoid

Don't get ripped off by fake airline tickets, timeshare schemes or travel scams.

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Money

How to boost savings returns

Five things you can do to make your savings work harder and get better returns.

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Money

5 financial products you can afford to ditch

Stop wasting money on unnecessary financial products.

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Travel Experiences

Top 5 travel insurance traps

Don't get caught out by the small print in your travel insurance policy.

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Calculator and financial papers
Money

Registering a business for VAT

When do you need to register a business for VAT and how do you do it?

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Money and a padlock to represent keeping your savings safe
Money

How safe are your savings?

How much compensation will you get if your bank goes bust?

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Man running his own painting business
Money

What insurance does my business need?

Starting a business? Make sure you are covered with our guide.

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Hands raised to represent community and helping your peers
Money

How does peer-to-peer lending work?

Is it safe? Could it give you a better deal?

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Money

Are you due a refund on your TV licence?

If anyone in your household is over 75, you're entitled to a free TV licence.

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